FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 30 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Antalerico, Uzumaki, dbrit, pwm, 3DMAA
22977 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 3
Antalerico 2
EFRAIN 1
McSensei 1
Salek 1
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
Leg Checks and Sweeps
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:09 PM
Sup Gee Sao-10 character Hand
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:06 PM
CSW Erik Paulson Chicago Area October 10, 2015
by Marcus Charles
Yesterday at 05:25 PM
2015 European Championship Baku: Finals, streams
by ergees
06/28/15 04:21 PM
Wing Chun's inside information
by futsaowingchun
06/15/15 06:02 PM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by
01/07/08 03:11 AM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by
08/15/00 07:29 PM
Recent Posts
Leg Checks and Sweeps
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:09 PM
Sup Gee Sao-10 character Hand
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:06 PM
2015 European Championship Baku: Finals, streams
by ergees
06/28/15 04:21 PM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by EFRAIN
06/17/15 07:44 PM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by Grendal
06/16/15 05:24 PM
Wing Chun's inside information
by futsaowingchun
06/15/15 06:02 PM
Forum Stats
22977 Members
36 Forums
35619 Topics
432573 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#107014 - 01/04/05 04:52 AM mudras
Anonymous
Unregistered


hi nice day to you all.
i was just wandering, have you ever realized the mudras(hand positions) during kata? i know that e.g when you stand in neko ashi dachi no kamae the mudra should give you the feeling of no fear....
im curious if anyone knows other mudras...
thanx a lot cya

Top
#107015 - 01/04/05 07:35 PM Re: mudras
Aku-Do Bushi Offline
Member

Registered: 01/06/04
Posts: 46
Loc: NJ
Interesting, What others do you know?

Top
#107016 - 01/05/05 10:32 AM Re: mudras
Alejandro Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 05/02/02
Posts: 940
Loc: Las Cruces, NM USA
In the kata Wansu: The movement in the beginning when the right fist is brought to the left palm, is often interpreted as "Karate is my secret."

The movement (which not all styles perform) in the end when the hands are brought to a "praying position" is often taught as "I pray for forgiveness."

The opening mudra of Naihanchi which most styles perform (hands held palms down) is taught as "Bring all forces into your body and obtain peace, tranquility and ultimate reality."


-Al

Top
#107017 - 01/10/05 04:01 AM Re: mudras
Anonymous
Unregistered


thanx a lot
nice day

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.

Koryu.com
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.

 

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga